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From post-investment portfolio management to PEHi fellow monkeys: I graduated from college in 2012, and was wondering if I can seek your advice on how I can transition into a PE role at a decent platform please? I knew I liked investment due to the intellectual aspect, but was not very clear on what kind of investment I would like to do, so I st...
nook2016
02 months 1 week ago
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Self-employed PE analyst - is this normal?Hi guys, I am about to start a job at a small PE fund in the UK and I was wondering about the contract. It says there that I am "self-employed" and a "consultant" to the firm. Apparently this is also the case for the other analysts. I asked about this and apparently it is done like this because all...
tar0n
22 months 1 week ago
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LBO structure dataHi, I am searching for information on LBO transactions done in the US and europe. Most importantly is info about the financial structure of the deal. Hope someone knows something. Thanks in advance. have a nice day ...
lehnsherr
42 months 1 week ago
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Is it acceptable to intern in PE during your senior year after accepting a FT IBD offer? I'm currently a rising senior interning in M&A in the NY office of a foreign investment bank. The experience is pretty good and I like the firm so far, but I would still like to do PE in a few years after I accept a FT offer there (fingers crossed, but I remain optimistic). I'm lucky that I go ...
Green_Bananas
42 months 1 week ago
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Transfer from LP to GP in Private EquityI was recently offered a position at an Limited Partnership PE Fund. does anyone have any insights into LP firms? what they do? what skills are needed etc? and lastly can you make the switch from LP to GP? ...
notyourtypicalbankerrrrrrr
12 months 1 week ago
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Independent Sponsor / Fundless ModelI'm doing an MBA project on the rise of the independent sponsor model / fundless approach in PE. Unfortunately, finding raw statistics about firms that employ this has been difficult. Anyone familiar with Preqin, Pitchbook, Boomberg PE, etc. know if these might be resources for me? Any help would b...
razorki
12 months 1 week ago
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Background for Venture CapitalWhat is more important in Venture Capital? Knowledge about Finance or knowing how to run a business? The VCs i have spoken with told me that they "consider themselves and Investing Operating companies" meaning that they don't have to wait until their fund reaches a certain point to make more investm...
StyleT
62 months 1 week ago
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How to become a PE analyst out of undergrad?Hi guys, I'm going to attend Wharton this fall. I know that every year a few top students can get jobs at places like Silver Lake and Blackstone as private equity analysts and I'm just wondering how to get a job like that. Besides keeping a 3.9+ GPA, what else should I do? Any advice is appreciated!...
jxp446
102 months 1 week ago
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$18 Billion Valuation for SnapchatRecently Snapchat was able to receive over $1.8 billion in funding valuing the company at $18 billion. To me this seems extreme. I personally do not use the news on the app or send money to friends. As far as I know, not many of my friends use those features either. Also, with many of the dramatic c...
American Psycho
472 months 2 weeks ago
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Wall Street Prep Advanced LBO packageHi everyone, I was wondering if anyone had the package from Wall Street Prep on the advanced lbo modeling, and if so, if they wanted to sell it to me. Please pm if so. Thanks ...
Privateequityadept87
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Transfer to PE in Emerging MarketsHi, I'm interested in pursuing private equity in an emerging market, primarily for the experience (e.g., growth focus, unique ownership structures, cultural context, 'wild west' of investing) and because I love to travel / experience new cultures. I could imagine transferring as a senior associate e...
urusbutschuschu
72 months 2 weeks ago
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Pre MBA Associate at Zombie Fund...I'm currently a pre-MBA associate entering my second year at middle market private equity firm and am in quite an odd situation. My fund has no dry powder left to do deals and will not complete fundraising within the completion of my associate program. I was originally considering heading to busines...
waHAMbulance
42 months 2 weeks ago
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New PEI 300 rankingPEI just uploaded a new ranking of the largest private equity firms, measured by AUM raised in the last 5 years - thoughts?https://www.privateequityinternational.com/PEI/PEI... ...
urusbutschuschu
22 months 2 weeks ago
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354231
32 months 2 weeks ago
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Insight on MM PE Shops in Los AngelesAll, Been an certified active poster on WSO for awhile now (primarily in the IB forum) and am looking for some insight on upper middle market PE shops in LA. I'm using a throwaway account just to reinforce some anonymity while seeking this advice. As a brief background, I accepted an offer during t...
IBtoPEthrowaway
32 months 2 weeks ago
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Takeover: Hedge Fund vs. Private Equity firm vs. Holding CompanyHello peers, I was wondering which type of firm would be better for the following: A firm that specialises in acquiring large stakes in firms or hostile takeovers in order to either a) increase their value and sell them after 5 year exiting at a certain multiple c) do asset stripping and try to make...
ElMonoLoco
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Any way to go from a Masters in Finance to VC?Hey guys, I'm an incoming MSF student with 2 previous IB internships. Is there any way for me to get into a venture capital firm? without going through the IB stint or PE stint? Would appreciate any advice Thanks ...
apgon1
72 months 2 weeks ago
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Odd Question - Transitioning from CRE Private Equity to M&A Investment Banking?Hi All, Long-time lurker here. I posted once before to ask a question when I was offered a new position earlier this year (left a tiny boutique RE Investment Bank to go work for a small-/mid-sized REPE fund with around $1B AUM), but I've been thinking about my career path quite a bit lately and I'm...
New_Buddy
02 months 2 weeks ago
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PE perksHi all - I'm trying to get a sense from those on this forum who work in PE about the types of perks / benefits that most PE funds offer. Is it typical for most funds to provide lunch for free, pay for dinner past a certain time at night, pay for cars / taxis back home past a certain time, give assoc...
jim_beam
172 months 2 weeks ago
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stepstone groupHello Monkeys, I was searching pe's in San Diego and saw the Stepstone group. Does anyone know anything about them, possible deal flow, growth possibilities? ...
go4it
72 months 2 weeks ago
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Getting into private equity from an operational backgroundHi! I'm a newly minted 30 year old looking for advice on whether it would be possible to get into private equity with a rather unique background. I've got a degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Master's in Engineering Management from an Ivy League school. My experience includes 3 years as a softwar...
rocketscienceforcash
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Growth Equity Brush Up / Interview PrepHi all, I've spent the past year and a half in a portfolio company of a megafund working largely on turnaround projects, supply chain, corporate finance and supporting the requests from the sponsor. Prior to that I spent two years in a top group at GS/MS/JPM and am now beginning to look for growth e...
sPEcial Ops
12 months 2 weeks ago
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Valuation / Minority Equity QuestionSo my company is potentially taking on minority equity investors. Two questions for the PE professionals here: Let's say we agreed on valuation on 12/31/15 and calc'd equity val using 12/31/15 net debt. After diligence, can investors expect to use 3/31/16 net debt numbers with the valuation we decid...
bonobochimp
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Cleantech IB (and exit to PE, perhaps)Going to keep this short. What are people's opinions on cleantech IB? Any thoughts on places like Greentech Capital Advisors or ThinkGreen! for example? I'm extremely focused and dedicated to IB -- but I'm trying to specialize into cleantech/renewables because it's been an interest of mine for quit...
vxtu
62 months 2 weeks ago
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PE recruiting in Asia Pacific - timing and opportunitiesI'm really interested in exploring PE as a career option and I'm hoping to have a career based in Asia-Pacific (I'm currently in Australia). However, most of the information I can find is US centric. I was wondering when recruiting occurs in Australia and Asia. I was also wondering if anyone has an...
apacbuyside
12 months 2 weeks ago
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PE Due Diligence?I have heard that PE due diligence at a top consulting firm is a good way to exit to PE. Is this true? What does this job involve? Is it literally just due diligence? If so, how would that prepare you for PE...sounds incredibly boring! ...
blackberry89
192 months 3 weeks ago
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Consulting to Private EquityHey WSO, I'm posting on a throwaway account because I often post in the Consulting section offering advice or answering questions. Quick Bio: Graduated last year from a target school and had offers from Elite Boutique IBs and 2nd tier consulting firms. I ultimately went the consulting route and end...
ThrowAway1841
122 months 3 weeks ago
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Big 4 TS --> VCLong time lurker on the forum, now at a crossroads and would like some advice. Background: London Big 4 TS (financial due dil) analyst who is currently still in a training contract. I have been offered a role at a small VC fund (<15 employees) which invests in early stage med tech; fairly specia...
Kader
02 months 3 weeks ago
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KKR Hierarchy Structure As I have recently been granted the opportunity to visit one of KKR's offices, I was interested if anyone knows the hierarchy of KKR. In particular, I was wondering what the principal, director, member, and managing director equate to in comparison to the hierarchy of a investment bank. Thanks. ...
354231
42 months 3 weeks ago
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CRE Brokerage --> PEAs the title says, would I be able to switch from commercial real estate to PE or IBD? I'm in my first year out of school and long term want to get into PE but didn't get the offers I was looking for. The job description for a mid tier CRE broker seems to be a bit analytical, but primarily focuses ...
berzerk
12 months 3 weeks ago
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no IB/HF experience, is it possible to get into PE from Corp Dev after age 30?Hi I am in fact evaluating an offer of in house FIG M&A Corp Development. I am age 30, been in the industry and consulting and thus offered this Corp Development role. The deal volume will be huge and I am thinking if I would be able to pitch myself for PE after 2-3 years in Corp Dev. Should I ...
crymeariver
82 months 3 weeks ago
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GIC Co Invest and Funds GroupGuys, Does anyone have any information related to the Co-Invest and Funds Group of GIC in terms of hours, pay, culture? What is the recruiting process like and how should prepare for these kinds of interviews? Are they different from buyout PEs interviews? ...
bondtradercu
52 months 3 weeks ago
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Koch Industries - Equity Investment GroupI was wondering if anyone has interviewed with them. They have an equity development group which invests in new platform companies and for their current companies that they own. What do you think of this group? Since its not traditional private equity position since you're not putting on any debt li...
Fullstop22
122 months 3 weeks ago
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Operating Partner & Exec Search HelpHey guys, Wondering if any of you monkeys and gorillas know of any executive search firms that either specifically work in finding PE Operating Partners, or have a pretty dedicated practice in this space? Even more specific, if you know of any that work with CIOs (Information, not Investment), that ...
ThaVanBurenBoyz
62 months 3 weeks ago
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Leveraged buyout - Ownership 100%?Hi everyone was reading up about LBOs. In such instances, is it always necessary for the company to purchase 100% shares of the company? Meaning to say that post-acquisition it is the sole shareholder of the company. My interpretation of the text online is that they only need to get a controlling sh...
laughing_man
122 months 3 weeks ago
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Does anyone work in franchise/multi unit private equity?I am interested in learning more about the initial screening process you all undertake when evaluating franchisors/franchisees. Do you typically outsource any of the unit market level work (to understand the competition in the geographic areas and potential for new builds)? What research work do y...
Loki777
02 months 3 weeks ago
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Golden Gate Capital culture and performanceHi all, Posting for a friend: What is the culture / work environment and career progression at Golden Gate Capital compared to other MM PE firms? How would you rank its performance (and reputation) relative to other top MM firms -- places like H&F, Advent, FFL, Berkshire, New Mountain Capital, e...
veronica456
92 months 3 weeks ago
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Books on 3G or PE operations/mgmt?Any suggestions on good books that effectively function as case studies about ruthless cost-cutting by PE firms / actually creating value through operational changes? Looking for some inspiration. There are a few books about 3G but not sure how good any of them are. ...
mrb87
12 months 3 weeks ago
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MacAndrews and Forbes Family Office PEThis is founded and owned by Ronald Perelman. What are your thoughts on working for a family office? Since they have permanent capital base, that would be a huge plus right since other GPs have to keep raising capital? ...
bondtradercu
02 months 3 weeks ago
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Unrealistic Acquisition Execution ExpectationsHello all, I currently work for the M&A team of a fast growing F500 company (growth largely result of acquisitions). I love where I work. However, recently a PE group reached out to me about an opportunity to manage the corporate development of one of their recent platform acquisitions. The PE g...
Lawnmowerman
32 months 3 weeks ago
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Private Equity --> ???? Exit OpportunitiesI am trying to figure out what opportunities exist out there AFTER a stint in Private Equity. Do people leave PE firms after 5-10 years to start companies? Or to be a CFO/CEO of a company? Retire? VC? There are 100s of topics on getting to Private Equity but I haven't found a decent discussion on w...
calikid3820
242 months 3 weeks ago
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Operating Partner CompensationDoes anyone know how operating partners at portfolio companies at megafunds are compensated? What sort of equity options could an operating partner at, say, Carlyle expect to be awarded over a 3-5 year period? Obviously, the answer is dependent on the performance of the portfolio company in that ...
brotherbear
72 months 3 weeks ago
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Investment Banking or Private Equity??If you had the choice between a stron investment bank or a leading private equity fund, which one would you go for and why? (regardless pay=it's the same) ...
BanKing
102 months 3 weeks ago
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MM PE CompensationAll, I've recently received an offer to join a minority investment fund (~$400M) which sits within a larger, buyouts MM PE fund in NY (~$2-$2.5B) range. The compensation package is ~$200K all-in and I was wondering if this is in-line with similar opportunities. Thank you for your help! ...
F1
132 months 3 weeks ago
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Interview prep for a role in an established start-upI have a preliminary 'conversation' with a product launcher for an uber-like start up that recently completed a Series C. As far as I know, I would be the first r one of the first dedicated investments guy hired there. The role is for someone with around 2-3 years of experience. Just wanted to know ...
CasualCriminal3090
02 months 4 weeks ago
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Direct Lending Interview Questions - What to expect?I have an interview for a direct lending role - this is my 1st one and I haven't been able to dig up much information on what to expect in terms of interviews question. Hoping someone could shed some light. Thanks for any insight you are able to provide. ...
DocSchivago
32 months 4 weeks ago
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Going from Management Consultant to Venture Capital AssociatePre-mba monkey here, 2+yrs consultant specializing in pharma/biotech industry, and before that did product management at a fortune 500 med tech. Looking to switch over to the VC side (at a firm interested in health tech), but do not have any contacts in the industry. Any advice on making the transit...
duchessofgotham
02 months 4 weeks ago
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Macquarie Credit Investing Role - Credit Funds Interviews PreparationGuys, Is anyone familiar with the credit investing role within Macquarie? HHs said the platform is similar to GS Special Situations Group, but unlike GS, here all the strategies are housed under one fund. I am very unfamiliar with credit investing roles in general so would appreciate any help/ inp...
bondtradercu
03 months 8 hours ago
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Atypical Background, Post MBA chances of PEHello everyone, Love this forum and the wealth of information available. Just wanna check your opinions, I am attending LBS next year and post MBA I wish to work in PE. My prior 5 years working experience had been in the medical industry and I have no experience in finance at all. However I do have ...
Mr. Small Hams
63 months 21 hours ago
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Alterna Capital PartnersWas curious if anyone had any experience with this firm? Started a few years ago so little information on them, seem to be having strong success ...
Skinny
23 months 1 day ago
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TommyGunn
03 months 1 day ago
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Newguy482
93 months 1 day ago
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How to prepare for PE internship? I am starting my internship Monday and getting kinda nervous. On my offer letter it stated that I am going to be doing the following -Support deal team in any research and execution efforts related to thesis development, deal execution, or portfolio company management -Utilize research methods to t...
heyguysandgals
12 months 2 days ago
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Do VC analysts examine 10k/10q statements?Hey guys! I wondering if VC analysts examine 10k/10q statements in their line of work since they work with privately held companies? Give me dif scenarios if you do thanks! ...
ostrich
33 months 2 days ago
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Working for a PE Portfolio CompanyHey Guys, I have not found any posts regarding breaking into PE by working for a portfolio company and becoming an operational partner, hence I decided to open up this thread. I just graduated without a job lined up and have started networking with PE firms focused on the lower middle market and wan...
takenotes08
193 months 2 days ago
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Growth equity returnsHi, What modelling techniques would you use to calculate returns for growth equity investments? Other than a simple LBO (which is less relevant because I'm assuming the growth investments in question are not reliant on leverage), I'm not familiar with other methodologies. Thanks in advance ...
WSOIPO
23 months 2 days ago
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Artemis Capital PartnersHas anyone heard of them? They are a small PE firm in Boston that focuses on industrial technology. Thanks, crash17 ...
crash17
23 months 2 days ago
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PE Analyst salaries in London?Hi guys, I've got an offer at a small PE fund in London and I was wondering if the pay is ok or not. The fixed salary will be between 35k and 40k GBP, on which the bonus as well as a participation in the carry. I don't have previous full-time work experience, but I do have a Master degree. Do you th...
tar0n
83 months 2 days ago
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Start Up Private Equity - which software to use?Just started working at a new private equity fund. We don't have a lot of the back end figured out (e.g. HR, investor relations, deal management), although we do have capital and a strong senior. I've worked in PE before, but usually we had assistants or a finance / Ops / compliance team handle a lo...
MichiganRaised
23 months 3 days ago
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Raising Capital for a start-upSo I am working for a start-up that has raised a bit of capital. The company is in a bit of an awkward spot, because they have raised some angel investor money and the founder has put in money, but a lot of VCs aren't ready for the company. Many VCs want to see certain revenue targets that the sta...
Ninja-Analyst
53 months 4 days ago
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Private Equity Track and Skipping the MBAI'm exploring options for post-banking opportunities in finance, but I've categorically ruled out getting an MBA. Thus up until now, I hadn't given PE much thought. I'm starting to reconsider PE due to some firms promoting to senior associate sans MBA, which is very appealing. I intend to make my ...
iggs99988
53 months 5 days ago
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Queen's Commerce for PE?I plan on going to Queen's this fall for their Bachelor of Commerce program with the hope of getting into IB and ultimately PE. Unfortunately, I didn't apply to Ivey because I didn't like their program structure (2 years of something unrelated before Ivey begins). I also got into BBA/Math at the uni...
BayStreetBull
13 months 5 days ago
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Blackmore Partners Chicago - Knowledge about them? Does anyone have any knowledge about the small advisory/IB Blackmore Partners based in Chicago? ...
HypeCycle
993 months 5 days ago
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The real story of Private Equity? I'm looking at IBD exits- can someone tell me the real PE experience? I have really not enjoyed my time in IBD, and I want to move into more strategic type of work. I was thinking Corp Dev at a top tech firm or Strategy consulting, but figured I shouldn't rule out PE- yet. Can anyone share some expe...
FinanceGuy15
33 months 6 days ago
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Cold Emailing Into a VC Analyst Position I am a junior at a non-target and currently work in startup and SME consulting for a F100. We regularly work with local angels and venture capitalists to raise funding for our clients. This summer I will be interning at a local private equity/venture capital firm (1bn Aum), while also working part-t...
yungstrategymaster
63 months 6 days ago
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Private Equity Interview Prep Pack - New Case Webinars AddedOver the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our private equity interview prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars with specific regional information and actual deal walk-throughs...I think for those of you that don't watch the webinars, it would be helpful to give you a br...
WallStreetOasis.com
23 months 6 days ago
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Best Finance Track for PE?Hey everyone, I just joined Wall Street Oasis in hopes to get more information. I'm currently going to a semi-target school. JPMorgan, BoA, Morgan Stanley and The Big 4 all recruit from there, I'm not sure which positions exactly but I don't think it's IB, and to my understanding it's very hard to ...
OrangeK
43 months 6 days ago
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Helios Investment Hi all, I'm currently looking for any information on Helios Investment Partners in London : - Culture - Hours - Comp - Exit opps - Interview process Anyone here already interacted with them ? Thanks a lot ! ...
xlsx1988
23 months 6 days ago
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Search Fund or Structured/Project Finance Internship?I'm currently weighing two internship opportunities for the summer. One is with a search fund that specializes in the ADG space and the other is with a structured/project finance group that focuses on infrastructure and energy projects. It's my understanding that the project finance internship will ...
fishmonger
13 months 1 week ago
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Merchant Banking BB vs. VCMerchant Banking BB vs. VC Which offer would you take? Both at solid firms. ...
ostrich
13 months 1 week ago
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3i groupAnyone have recent updates on 3i? Know that they went through some cuts in PE back in 2007-2008, and currently has a small team in NY. Thanks. ...
JustADude
13 months 1 week ago
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PE FOF intern or IB risk full-time ? - advice is much appreciated1. PE fof internship : 6 months minimun chance to convert (considering end of year after 6months, if might be hard to find a full time job right after that) 2. An IB risk management role full time slim chance to go to lbo side ...
ElaineZ
23 months 1 week ago
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Private Equity Internship TipsThis summer I am working with the deal team at a small PE shop. Any tips for material I should go over before the internship? ...
venturemonkey11
03 months 1 week ago
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Is it necessary to have PE experience before starting a firm that acquires businesses?Let's assume that you're interested in buyouts, but you are an unknown quantity and a novice. ...
mkcudi
23 months 1 week ago
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GS PIA Private Equity vs Cinven Madrid ?Hey, I have 2 Off-cycle internship offers, one at Cinven Madrid and the other at GS PIA PE London. Which one should I choose ? Knowing that Cinven do not recruit anlayst whereas GS PIA does. In terms of exit opp ? Thx ...
Ctlm
113 months 1 week ago
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Best day of my life. I broke into PE coming from Community College. Here is my story.I wanted to tell my story on this forum - as WSO has been the sole reason which helped me learn about the industry and how to break in. I am from downstate New York, born and raised. I was a poor student in high school, so much so I didn't even take my SAT's. I was sent off to a residential junior c...
SUNYWallStreet
343 months 1 week ago
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PE Secondaries: Buyers vs. SellersHi, I am choosing between two job offers to work at a Private equity secondary buyer and secondary seller/advisor. Wanted to know if anyone had any insight on which would be better for my overall career at this point - I am 24 y.o. so still a junior professional. Can anybody tell me which would be b...
PEFOF_jr
13 months 1 week ago
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Should I take the PE internship or go to look for full time job given I have graduated and the market is not so good.Hi there, I have an 6mth internship offer from a French PE firm focusing on fof, but minimum chance to stay after the internship. I have already graduated from my post grad. Given that it is end of year after six-month and people would stay for their bonus, meaning I might need to wait for a long ti...
ElaineZ
23 months 1 week ago
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Freshmen Search Fund InternshipHow helpful will a freshmen PE search fund analyst internship be for future IB job? ...
wchen91496
53 months 1 week ago
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PB shops with PE fundsHey guys- I am looking at banks with PB functions (so think MS/GS/Citi/Boutique PB) that also raise Private Equity funds. Would the PE fund be considered an investment manager from an operational standpoint? Investment Advisors in PB typically recommend asset allocation strategies to their clients, ...
iBankedUp
103 months 1 week ago
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What are the exit opportunities from a small VC firm?Hello everyone! I'm writing because I have to make an important decision and I really need a wise advice. I have recently got offered a job in a small VC firm in San-Fransisco. I have also got an offer from an Asset Management company in Boston. VC definitely sounds more appealing to me, however, I ...
natalia_kova
33 months 1 week ago
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SWFs in ME or SingaporeHi guys, regarding the semester abroad I had the idea to choose a country with a strong SWF so that I would be able to present a coherent story when applying for a position there after a few year in Banking. I read a few positive stories about ADIA, Mubadala and Aabar in the UAE, but also GIC in Sin...
McLovin1
93 months 1 week ago
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PE -> JD/MBA: How to fill the summers?For those who choose to go this route, how do they usually try to manage their internships? I imagine most don't just go Finance/Finance/Finance their three summers (assume a 4 year program), but I also assume that last summer has to be Finance if you're looking for an "exit" back into PE/HF (perhap...
flipcup
83 months 1 week ago
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IFC Associate testsHi Could anybody help me with the tests conducted at IFC during the recruitment process (for associate investment officer in Asia)? I already have undergone the modeling test and a couple of interviews. Now, they say there is an another round of written test and an interview. Any idea what that woul...
mumbaigorilla
03 months 1 week ago
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Modelling fresh out of undergradHow much financial modelling skills would someone fresh out of undergrad be expected to have if shooting for PE/Banking? ...
Hughly741
73 months 1 week ago
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AMA - London Megafund PE, one year in...I did an AMA before but I lost my login details. Here I am after a year in PE. This forum is a constant source of amusement / info so I am happy to answer any questions, with the caveat that anyone participating is a total loser like me who is on WSO during Xmas : ) ...
Trashbat2
533 months 1 week ago
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Books/Resources/Advice for PE RecruitingLong time lurker on a new account. I'm an incoming 1st year IB analyst. Was wondering if anyone could suggest books or other general resources to help prepare for private equity recruiting. Have already checked out the LBO chapters of the Rosenbaum book, and currently reading Moyer's book on distres...
Monone
43 months 2 weeks ago
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2016/2017 PE recruiting cycle in LondonMonkeys, Can you tell me about the recruiting cycle in London for junior level PE (pre and post-MBA)? I've heard that larger firms traditionally used to hire in the Fall period (beginning September or later, but usually finishing before Christmas). Considering movements in IB bonus timing, is this s...
MainlandEuropeConsultant
03 months 2 weeks ago
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Meeting With Someone In Private Equity On Friday ADVICE NEEDEDI have been cold emailing firms the past week and got an email from a legal counsel ? at a large PE firm. He said they get tons of resumes sent in and can't fit everyone but he would love to meet me on friday to talk about why I would fit in and my plans. He said he would add me to the list. Thi...
5am In Manhattan
53 months 2 weeks ago
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Anyone have any knowledge in the software industry?Hi I was wondering if someone had knowledge on the software industry specifically SaaS such as salesforce or zendesk.. If so please PM me, I want to pitch a stock in that industry and would definitely appreciate any help I can get! ...
zerosumgames
03 months 2 weeks ago
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Best path to Growth/VC? MBB vs IBDWhat would be the most appropriate / marketable experience to break into growth equity and venture capital? Consulting or IBD? Do either value the technicals IBD gives you? I would think not, someone please correct me if I'm wrong. ...
TheOceanizer
13 months 2 weeks ago
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Life as a Private Credit AnalystHey Guys, I have an interview with a private credit fund this week. I am currently in associate at a boutique IB and am interested in learning more about the day-to-day of a private credit analyst. I am trying to leave IB primarily to get away from the spontaneous hours and working weekends. I do n...
XSX82
83 months 2 weeks ago
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24Yr Old Corp Financial Analyst Looking to Jump to PEHey everyone. I am currently a Financial Analyst at a large Fortune 500 manufacturing company and enjoy it for the most part but my passion is for investment banking, private equity, trading etc. My experience is mostly in the corporate finance world and I feel this sets me apart and allows me to an...
RunningWolves
23 months 2 weeks ago
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AMA: Venture Capital Co-Founding PartnerGood evening everyone! (or whatever time it is in your time zone), I wanted to open up some time for Q&A with the WSO community. WSO was a very helpful tool in helping me pursue internships and gain knowledge on particular areas in finance, specifically IB, PE, and VC related. I believe it is on...
SeedCapitalist7
253 months 2 weeks ago
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Megafund vs MM 1st YearHi all, Just wondering if anyone had all-in comp numbers for first year associates at megafunds and MM funds for 2015. I've seen a few older threads on the topic, but was just curious how the numbers currently stand. I'll start: Larger MM 140k base up to 100% bonus ...
AxeUAQuestion
303 months 2 weeks ago
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Ross vs Stern undergrad for PE/VC?Does Ross or Stern hold more weight in terms of recruiting and landing positions in PE or VC firms? I like both schools and am about to decide on Ross, but my parents believe Stern would be better because it is located in NYC and is a private university. I am from north Jersey so I do eventually wan...
mawr
53 months 2 weeks ago
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BB IB > Hedge Fund > Top MBA > Post MBA PE ----- Possible?Hey guys, I've been searching around the forum, and haven't found an exact answer to this, so maybe someone could help me out with an educated take. I am an Ivy League undergrad Worked in IB right out of school, on the coverage/M&A side at a BB in NY (not GS/ms/JPM, but top 5-8 let's say) for ...
fidelissemper
73 months 2 weeks ago
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AMA continuation: Debating Trends in Lower Middle Market PE with the Founders of NextvestAfter my last AMA, I got a lot of messages and reachouts asking to discuss how we came up with the idea for Nextvest and to get my perspective on how the PE industry is evolving. To that end, I thought I'd start up more of a "discussion-focused" AMA to give my perspective and also to hopefully see ...
powers99
23 months 2 weeks ago
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Janet Yellen
383 months 2 weeks ago
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WSO Resume Review Worth It?I have not had a thorough scrub of my resume since grad school (3-4 years ago). As I am looking around for other positions I am trying to determine if my resume is up to industry standards. Does anyone have any experience with the WSO resume service? Is it worth the $199? ...
biggsy
03 months 2 weeks ago

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